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RDE Technician Nuneaton United Kingdom,  

HORIBA Mira (company)

Posted on : 11 October 2018

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nuneaton - mira technology park

new Engineering Technician level role in the established and growing real driving emissions team, to deliver customer projects. 

challenging and interesting role to work in the passenger car, heavy duty and off highway operating sectors, with great opportunities to support eu and global customers.

a passion for excellence in test delivery, a keen eye for quality of work and detailed understanding of vehicle exhaust emissions will be well rewarded in this role.


essential experience:

  • understanding of current generation gasoline and diesel engines and components to be able to troubleshoot, perform assembly, strip and repair activities
  • maintenance of equipment following pre-defined procedures
  • an understanding of automotive electrical systems and ability to diagnose electrical faults
  • safe operational experience and Documentation control

desirable experience:

  • good computer skills, in particular ms Excel
  • integration of ancillary equipment
  • fabrication of brackets and ability to follow Engineering drawings.
  • using cutting and drilling equipment.
  • use of hand tools including cordless drills and grinding equipment.
  • using pipe threading equipment and installation of pipework
  • maintaining stock levels of equipment and components

the candidate should:

  • be competent to be able work alongside customer engineers, horiba mira engineers or unsupervised to carry out equipment installations
  • be competent to carry out unsupervised - planned facility maintenance and repairs
  • have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to integrate into and lead a team working environment.
  • be prepared to work extended hours or travel overseas to support test projects
  • work to required Health & safety standards and ensure that company quality standards are adhered to

essential qualifications:

  • city and guilds – motor vehicle Engineering or equivalent
  • full driving licence

desirable qualifications:

  • city and guilds – motor vehicle Engineering
  • nvq3 in automotive subject


other information

main purposes of job:

  • to execute portable emissions measurement (pems) equipment installations and real driving emissions (rde) tests, in support of Engineering programmes
  • to maintain Technician workload allocations and facility and equipment capabilities in line with operational requirements
  • to maintain rde workshop to 5S standard

key functions:

  • to support continued development of rde test installation workshop area, minimising vehicle downtime
  • to undertake rde test installations set up in support of Engineering test programmes
  • to support rde test installation commonisation and efficiency improvements with a focus on minimising customer costs, through development of operating processes and procedures
  • to run pems system checks and maintain equipment in optimal state
  • to maintain inventory and history of rde test equipment and hardware to enable maximum utilisation and reuse of available equipment and hardware
  • to drive rde test routes to achieve legal rde test requirements
  • to maintain workload balance amongst Technician team


Nuneaton, UK

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